Obama Announces Six Recess Appointments

Including James Cole as the number two at DOJ. When Cole was first nominated last May, I put together some CV highlights for you:

–  Appointed as the Independent Consultant for American International Group, Inc., to exam its transactions and oversee the revision of its corporate compliance and financial disclosure policies

– Appointed Special Counsel to the House Ethics Committee for its investigation of Speaker Newt Gingrich

– Counseled Arthur Andersen in its efforts to revamp its document management and compliance procedures after the Enron related events were uncovered

– Represented the Chief Risk Officer of Enron

– Served as lead defense counsel in United States v. Edwin Edwards (former Governor of Louisiana)

– Represented individuals and companies in the health care field concerning disputes concerning billing fraud and abuse and FDA regulatory issues

– Represented individuals and entities in campaign finance investigation.

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster has been news editor of National Review Online since 2009, and was a web site editor until 2012. His work has appeared in The American Spectator, The American ...

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